(2-5, 2-1 C-USA)
(2-5, 1-3 C-USA)
4:00 PM ET, October 30, 2010
Passing: J. Van Camp (FAU) - 174 YDS, 1 TD
Rushing: A. Morris (FAU) - 20 CAR, 96 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: L. Jean (FAU) - 8 REC, 114 YDS, 1 TD
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Alfred Morris and Willie Floyd each scored rushing touchdowns to lead Florida Atlantic over Florida International 21-9 on Saturday.
Lester Jean also caught a touchdown pass from Jeff Van Camp as the Owls (2-5, 1/3 Sun Belt Conference) snapped a five-game losing streak. Van Camp completed 19 of 27 for 169 yards.
FIU (2-5, 2-1) lost for the first time in three games and was held without a touchdown for the first time this season. Wesley Carroll was 20 for 32 for 210 yards, but threw three interceptions.
A 26-yard field goal by Jack Griffin gave FIU a 9-7 lead in the third. The Owls scored on their next possession on a 16-yard touchdown run by Morris that gave them a 14-9 lead.
The Golden Panthers had a chance to take the lead early in the fourth quarter, but Florida Atlantic stopped them on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line.